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Install script to check for write /read permissions

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Posted 20 June 2014 - 21:36



I am new to IS , have some experience with NSIS . Below is my question


I my IS application I have to check for the read / write access on shared folder or a mapped drive, is there a installshield script to do it ?

I googled for a while but did not get anything , any help is appriciated






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Posted 20 June 2014 - 22:07

You can just attempt to create a new file in your location.  If the file is created then you have the correct rights.

Be sure to delete the file when you are done however and to use a unique file name.  Possibly the date and time.